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Column: Stop met organiseren!

Column: Stop met organiseren! | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Lees de onderstaande tekst eens. Het is een homepage van een professionele congres organisator. Fictief maar gebaseerd op echte voorbeelden. En kijk dan eens of je iets opvalt.
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Less Is Beautiful When It Comes to Meetings | Event Design content from Meetings Net

Meeting managers are rightfully famous—or is that infamous?—for their lengthy to-do lists, packed meeting agendas, and voluminous handouts. But sometimes you can deliver a lot more value to attendees by cutting back.
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Association Trends: What’s Out, What’s In for 2014

Association Trends: What’s Out, What’s In for 2014 | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Here’s our second annual take on association trends waxing and waning in the association world as the year ends and a new one begins. What’s on your list?
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Defrosting New Conference Connections

Ten questions you can use to help conference attendees defrost and warm up to new connections.
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How to be creative with global meeting planning | Global Site Research content from Meetings Net

How to be creative with global meeting planning | Global Site Research content from Meetings Net | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
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10 Event Trends for 2014

10 Event Trends for 2014 | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Every year Event Manager Blog publishes an overview of the most significant trends affecting events. Here is your report of Event Trends for 2014.
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Your Conference Is Not As Unique As You Think

Your Conference Is Not As Unique As You Think | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
How unique is your conference? Probably not much. So what unique attendee benefits do you offer through your conference experience?
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Face To Face: How In-Person Meetings Improve Social Networking

Face To Face: How In-Person Meetings Improve Social Networking | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
The power of face to face time. Plus: Creating more engaging—and more profitable—association newsletters.
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Conference facilities see the need to adjust their meeting packages to reflect customer preferences

Conference facilities see the need to adjust their meeting packages to reflect customer preferences | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Dedicated conference facilities - defined as such because at least two-thirds of their total business comes from meeting and conference groups - plan to continue offering packages that include several meeting-related elements, in order to simplify...
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12 Trends in International Association Meetings | Global Meetings Resources content from Meetings Net

12 Trends in International Association Meetings | Global Meetings Resources content from Meetings Net | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Two-thirds of international association meetings are organized by national members from the host country, while far fewer are run by in-house staff or third-party professional congress organizers, according to the 2013 Union of International...
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Can You Ask Too Much of Your Attendees?

Can You Ask Too Much of Your Attendees? | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Sure, you want your attendees to feel involved and engaged at any meeting. But is there ever a point where you could be asking or expecting too much?
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How To Use Shatterpoints as Early Conference Warning Signs

How To Use Shatterpoints as Early Conference Warning Signs | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
A shatterpoint is like a fault line, crack or an area of weakness in a path of action. Here are seven shatterpoints or KPIs you should meausre.
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Meeting planner wellness: 15 tips for a healthy 2014 - Corporate Meetings Network

Meeting planner wellness: 15 tips for a healthy 2014 - Corporate Meetings Network | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
As professionals in the meeting and event industry, we collectively face many similar issues, many impacting our health negatively, including the following. See if you recognize any of these wellness challenges in your own situation.
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5 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid for Your Next Event | Vision Matrix Productions, Inc

5 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid for Your Next Event | Vision Matrix Productions, Inc | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
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Again high score Maastricht Convention Bureau at evaluation — Maastricht Convention Bureau

Again high score Maastricht Convention Bureau at evaluation — Maastricht Convention Bureau | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
The Maastricht & region visit by 14
(inter)national planners
of conventions and corporate meetings during Magical Maastricht this December, was
highly rated by the participants.
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Home For The Holidays? Stay On The Lookout For Conference Ideas

Home For The Holidays? Stay On The Lookout For Conference Ideas | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Holiday happenings that can spar conference ideas and innovations.
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5 Future Trends Affecting the Events Industry - Associations Now

5 Future Trends Affecting the Events Industry - Associations Now | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
A new whitepaper by IAEE reveals 13 trends that will affect its industry. Here are five that associations will want to keep in mind as they plan for 2014.
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Sculpting Customer Feedback To Design Your Conference

Sculpting Customer Feedback To Design Your Conference | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
What type of customer feedback do you collect for your conference improvement and design? Can you trust all of your attendee feedback?
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Lunchtime Links: Why You Shouldn't Cancel Events Due To Low Attendance

Lunchtime Links: Why You Shouldn't Cancel Events Due To Low Attendance | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Don't give up on your events due to low attendance. Plus: Five companies that are changing how your members interact with online content.
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Dialoog tijdens congres? World Café uiterst succesvol!

Dialoog tijdens congres? World Café uiterst succesvol! | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Het World Café is een innovatieve werkvorm, die steeds vaker tijdens bijeenkomsten wordt ingezet. Opdrachtgevers en deelnemers zijn unaniem enthousiast. Een filmpje maakt het helder.
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Production plays a big role in corporate and association meeting success | Association Meetings content from Meetings Net

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Establishing A New Model To Select Conference Content And Programming

Establishing A New Model To Select Conference Content And Programming | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
For too long, organizations have depended upon a call for speaker proposals and a committee to fill their conference programming. Here's a better way.
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Helping Speakers Move From Dispensers Of Information To Facilitators Of Learning

Helping Speakers Move From Dispensers Of Information To Facilitators Of Learning | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Helping improve your annual meetings, conferences & education
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Column: To Pitch or not to pitch... that's the question!

Column: To Pitch or not to pitch... that's the question! | Meeting industry news | Scoop.it
Hoewel het niet in de Van Dale staat kennen we het woord 'pitch' allemaal. Het is een competitie tussen verschillende evenementenbureaus, met op het eind één glorieuze winnaar.
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